West Virginia FKT Routes

by | Sep 4, 2023 | Routes

West Virginia is home to many trails and FKT challenges. Of the 22 posted routes and variations, 12 do not have posted women’s times (54.5%), leaving plenty of opportunity to claim space on these trails.

In 2022, FKTs were split evenly between men and women, each posting four new FKTs (50%). There were not non-binary or mixed gender team FKTs claimed in this state.

If you want to set an FKT on a route that does not have a posted women’s FKT, you should search for known times on Strava and Google.

Route NameDistance in milesElevation GainPosted Women's FKT?Best Women's Time
Bickle Knob Observation Tower 4.11857Yes1h 5m 17s
Pointy Knob Loop 7.7689No
Blackwater Canyon Trail10.51200Yes4h 48m18s
Mount Porte Crayon12.02339Yes4h 10m 2s
Tuscarora Loop 17.53400No
West Virginia High Points18.42900Yes10h 17m 6s
Kanawha Trace 19.84750
MD/WV Triple Crown (Loudoun Heights Maryland Heights Weverton Cliffs)20.33894Yes5h 59m 45s
North Fork Mountain Trail: Downhill (S-N) 24.33222Yes4h 6m 57s
North Fork Mountain Trail: Uphill (N-S)24.36024Yes5h 2m 14s
Dollysods Circumnavigation24.63214No
Allegheny Highlands Trail 25.0800No
Cranberry Wilderness Loop29.52953Yes8h 43m 28s
WV > MD Panhandle Linkup42.34519No
AT Four State Challenge45.07182Yes8h 2m 30s
North Fork Mountain Trail: Out & Back 46.49081Yes1d 4h 6m 44s
Maryland/West Virginia AT 53.67575No
C & O Canal 100k - DC - Harpers Ferry 63.9388No
North Bend Rail Trail70.93054No
Greenbrier River Trail 77.12127No
Tuscarora Trail 250.042900No
Allegheny Trail 330.043241No

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